Costata di Vitello al Sugo di Porcini

Grilled Veal Chops with Wild Mushroom Sauce

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Mediterranean Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

I discovered this robust Tuscan mushroom sauce when I attended a cooking class to learn how to make the lightest possible gnocchi. Ironically, the sauce is so rich and heavy that I didn’t want to serve it with gnocchi, but what a great sauce. Grazie, Paola! We love to serve it with a grilled veal chop and polenta.

The chopped vegetables are known as battuto. Traditionally they are hacked up with a curved knife called a mezzaluna, a knife that requires some exper